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The Oriental White-eye

Zosterops palpebrosus


This bird is small (about 8–9 cm long) with yellowish olive upper parts, a white eye ring, yellow throat and vent. The belly is whitish grey. The sexes look similar. It is a resident breeder in open woodland in tropical Asia, east from the Indian Subcontinent to Southeast Asia, extending to Indonesia and Malaysia.


The species is found in a wide range of habitats from scrub to moist forest. They sometimes occur on mangrove areas and on islands.

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Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

a real sweetie - I love this bird !

Kerala, India

Spotted on Jun 30, 2013
Submitted on Jun 30, 2013

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